ISLAMABAD: A Senate special committee on Tuesday held a three-hour marathon consultation with the management of the Pashtun Tahaffuz movement (PTM) and asked it to appoint a focal character for effective coordination and to provide its demands in writing in order to signify a doable solution after session with all stakeholders.

After taking note of the grievances of the PTM leaders, which include its chief Manzoor Pashteen, the unique committee headed by Senator Barrister Mohammad Ali Saif determined to hold “consultative manner” to clear up the extremely good troubles.

The Senate special committee turned into fashioned to “observe purported grievances among some sections of the society and attain out/engage with the definitely aggrieved men and women to create countrywide cohesion”.


Senate unique committee holds 3-hour marathon session with Manzoor Pashteen and his group to discover a attainable answer

in step with an reliable handout issued by way of the Senate Secretariat after the meeting, the PTM leader apprised the committee in their needs and grievances. Mr Pashteen stated: “Measures should be taken for resolving the issue of missing men and women, demining of the landmines and for charter of a reality and Reconciliation fee to restore the self assurance of the people of the [tribal] area.”

He stated their demands have been clean which wanted immediate answer.

assets informed sunrise that the PTM leaders also expressed concern over the media blackout of their activities. Because of a bar on the media from highlighting their activities, the PTM leaders stated, they'd no discussion board to express their grievances and gift their standpoint.

according to the sources, a number of the committee individuals recommended that a reality-finding task be constituted to go to the tribal areas and to interview the locals to listen their point of view. The committee participants agreed with the PTM needs and referred to as for their activate answer. The contributors were of the view that variations provided the premise for the democratic technique. They termed it a “historical day” and said the Senate might enhance effective voice for addressing the grievances.

“however, there is a want for growing a roadmap for formulating concrete tips in this regard,” the committee individuals stated.

The legitimate handout claimed that Mr Pashteen “posed his complete self assurance” inside the Senate unique committee and favored its hints for resolving the problems. But, the sources stated the PTM leader had sought some time to consult different individuals of his company to reply to the proposals made by using the committee.

Later, Senator Mushahid Hussain of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), who additionally attended the meeting, wrote on his professional social media page on Twitter: “The three-hour marathon session saw receptive response to what the PTM management stated about redressing grievances, reversing wrongs/taking concrete policy measures to relieve long-status troubles with the Senate committee serving as bridge, because communicate on troubles is the manner forward.”

In any other tweet, the PML-N senator said: “ancient meeting at Parliament of Senate special Committee wherein PTM delegation invited to cope with parliamentarians, with articulate and charismatic Manzoor Pashteen giving precise presentation on traits in Fata, MNA Mohsin Dawar additionally present; candid and cordial communicate.”

In yet another tweet, Mr Hussain stated that the senators inside the meeting said “we need to concentrate and examine”.

“this primary step of debate with PTM in the premises of Parliament is a glimmer of hope. Superb signs and symptoms are PTM now additionally in Parliament, upcoming elections in Fata and welcome change in Pakistan Afghan policy, discarding old mind-set!” the PML-N senator tweeted.

The special committee has representation of all political events inside the Senate.

The assembly was attended through Dr Jahanzaib Jamaldini, Sitara Ayaz, Mushahid Hussain, Pir Sabir Shah, Mushahidullah Khan, Sajjad Hussain Turi, Hidayatullah, Dilawar Khan, Fida Mohammad, Naseebullah Bazai, Sardar Shafiq Tareen, Sameena Saeed, Khanzada Khan, Mir Kabeer Ahmed Shahi and impartial MNA from tribal regions Mohsin Dawar.

speakme to the participants, committee chairman Barrister Saif of the Muttahida Qaumi motion stated social injustices may be addressed below the provisions of regulation and constitution. This unique committee, he stated, had been created with this purpose so that answer may be determined to the troubles of the aggrieved sections of society for selling countrywide cohesion and integration.

Mr Saif welcomed the PTM leadership on the Parliament residence and said Pashtuns had their personal traditions which provided the mechanism for decision of the disputes via speak and jirga gadget. He said the committee could serve as a bridge to address the grievances of the PTM.

He stated they all had been residents of this united states of america and may have reservations and complaints with the governments, adding that the place had witnessed turmoil and turned into going through safety scenario which had affected one-of-a-kind areas of the united states.

The committee participants have been of the opinion that this consultation had supplied them an possibility to apprehend the problems and analyze from each other.

published in , April 17th, 2019